SSQC's Services and Education Programs and Company profile


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  • This presentation outlines the ways in which Software Systems Quality Consulting (SSQC) can assist potential clients who are actively pursuing software process improvement . The presentation reviews SSQC's capabilities, skills, and experience.
  • SSQC's Services and Education Programs and Company profile

    1. 1. Presentation of SSQC To Potential Clients
    2. 2. About SSQC <ul><li>Software Systems Quality Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Located in San Jose, California, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1990 - assisting organizations to develop and improve their software, hardware and systems engineering and management practices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CMMI and CMM ® </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 9001:2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 90003 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SQA and Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 15504/SPICE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessments/Appraisals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul></ul>® CMMI, Capability Maturity Model, Capability Maturity Modeling, and Carnegie Mellon are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
    3. 3. The SSQC Difference: 1 <ul><li>Breadth of experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practitioner, academic, consulting, training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The number of industries served </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International and US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In organizations of all sizes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internationally recognized experts in CMMI/CMM and ISO 9001/90003 </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Serving companies in a wide variety of industries <ul><li>Data and Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>Semiconductor </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul>Difference: 1
    5. 5. Serving Data and Telecomm companies <ul><li>Networks and Wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Carriers </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Routers </li></ul>Difference: 1
    6. 6. Serving Software companies <ul><li>Financial Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Data Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Real-Time and Embedded </li></ul><ul><li>Operating Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Applications (COTS) </li></ul><ul><li>Help desk and knowledge management </li></ul>Difference: 1
    7. 7. Serving Semiconductor companies <ul><li>Equipment Manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>FPGA and ASIC Design Software </li></ul><ul><li>FPGA and ASIC manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Groups - SEMATECH and SEMI </li></ul>Difference: 1
    8. 8. Serving Manufacturing companies <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Computer peripherals </li></ul><ul><li>Point-of-Sale devices </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty gases for semiconductors </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer devices </li></ul><ul><li>DoD Contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Devices </li></ul>Difference: 1
    9. 9. Serving Services companies <ul><li>Contract Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Support </li></ul><ul><li>Order fulfillment </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul>Difference: 1
    10. 10. A partial list of SSQC clients Difference: 1
    11. 11. The SSQC Difference: 2 <ul><li>Variety of consulting services provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The hands-on support your organization requires both onsite and offsite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CMMI implementation consulting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CMMI based appraisals </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. CMMI implementation consulting <ul><li>Hands-on implementation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology selection and introduction </li></ul></ul>Difference: 2
    13. 13. CMMI/CMM based appraisals <ul><li>Hybrid Multi-Model Assessment – HM 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) </li></ul><ul><li>Mini Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Diagnostic Assessment </li></ul>Difference: 2
    14. 14. The SSQC Difference: 3 <ul><li>Professional education and training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete course materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Course licensing is available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructors who are internationally recognized subject matter experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full, proven curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For all levels of management, SEPG members, and workers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From beginning to advanced skills </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. CMMI training to support any implementation strategy <ul><ul><li>CMMI as a basis for process improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition from ISO 9001/90003: taking the next step for process improvement </li></ul></ul>Difference: 3
    16. 16. Complete CMMI/CMM curriculum <ul><li>Executive Overview of the CMMI/CMM </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to CMMI – SW/HW/SE – beginning and advanced versions </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing the CMMI and ISO 9001/90003 </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Process Area workshops - beginning and advanced versions for CMMI </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation project management for SEPG members </li></ul><ul><li>Software and Hardware Walkthroughs and Inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Process Mapping via the UML </li></ul><ul><li>Streamlining Process and Project Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Team Training </li></ul>Difference: 3
    17. 17. Specialized and Advanced Topics <ul><li>Requirements Engineering: A Practical Approach to Modeling and Managing Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Software Estimation Bootcamp </li></ul><ul><li>Software Measurement Bootcamp </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Measurement and Management - Toward Quantitative Management of Engineering Processes </li></ul><ul><li>SPICE: An introduction to ISO 15504 </li></ul><ul><li>Taking the Next Step – Advancing from ISO to the CMM/CMMI </li></ul><ul><li>I-SPI: Integrated SPI based on IEEE/ISO 12207 </li></ul><ul><li>Riding the Wild Spaghetti: Addressing the proliferation of International Standards </li></ul>Difference: 3
    18. 18. SSQC’s approach to training <ul><li>Unique graphical approach to representing and communicating the CMMI and CMM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplifies the content of the models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimizes language dependency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerates mastery and maximizes retention </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated exercises, practical examples, and interactive workshops that reinforce concepts </li></ul>Difference: 3
    19. 19. SSQC strategic relationships <ul><li>When additional resources or specialized skills are required SSQC draws on established relationships, e.g. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Object Oriented Analysis and Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Reliability, Safety and Related Metrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Testing Automation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Lead Appraisers for large appraisals </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. SSQC strategic relationships - continued <ul><li>To remain on the leading edge of software engineering trends, SSQC partners with professional organizations and academic institutions </li></ul>
    21. 21. SSQC strategic relationships - continued <ul><li>SSQC is a licensed and charter member of the SEI Partner Network and provides the following CMMI training and assessment services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to CMMI® for Development (CMMI-DEV), Version 1.2 - Staged and Continuous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CMMI certification through a SCAMPI SM A appraisal, including High Maturity Level 4 and Level 5 Appraisals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SCAMPI B and C appraisals for process improvement and pre-assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSQC’s Bill Deibler has been awarded the SCAMPI High Maturity Lead Appraiser certification from Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This certification recognizes expertise for determining that an organization has demonstrated the capability to quantitatively manage its projects to produce high-quality, predictable results at CMMI Maturity Levels 4 and 5. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSQC's action focused diagnostic mini-assessments for launching a process improvement program based on CMMI </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Professional contribution <ul><li>SSQC’s papers and articles have been published in the following journals/books </li></ul>
    23. 23. Professional contribution - continued <ul><li>SSQC’s papers and tutorials have been presented at the following conferences </li></ul>
    24. 24. Contact Information <ul><li>Bill Deibler </li></ul><ul><li>Software Systems Quality Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>2269 Sunny Vista Drive </li></ul><ul><li>San Jose, CA 95128 </li></ul><ul><li>Phone +1-408-985-4476 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>